AU$25.43
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dock Worker is AU$25.43 per hour.

AU$17.45 - AU$30.62
AU$17
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$25.43
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$17.45 - AU$30.62
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$36,928 - AU$67,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Dock Worker

Dock workers are skilled employees who work in a fast-paced, physically intense work environment. They work in a variety of facilities that require freight services, such as retailers, meat and poultry processing facilities, and companies in the industrial and construction fields. Their main duties include verifying the contents of freight shipments, comparing invoices for shipments to the actual products or materials received, preparing reports such as shipping orders and inventories, and weighing and documenting of outgoing shipments. They are also in charge of performing recordkeeping for damages or other inventory discrepancies, bringing damages or other shipment concerns to management, contacting other parties, such as freight companies or wholesalers to dictate instructions for outgoing and incoming parcels, and using a sorting, organization, or inventory system to process goods.

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Dock Worker Tasks

  • Operate motorized and manual equipment including forklifts, pallet trucks, and hand trucks to handle freight.
  • Verify that documentation matches freight and document incoming and outgoing freight.
  • Unload, sort, stack, and identify all products to maximize space and weight distribution.

Dock Worker Job Listings

Key Stats for Dock Worker

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
6%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 86%